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Ballet Across America

The Kennedy Center
May. 28 – Jun. 2
Ballet Across America series returns, illustrating the dynamic variety of artistry happening across American companies today.

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 16
Shakespeare’s delicious comedy is full of foolish lovers and clowns, disguise, and the follies of love.

Spunk

Signature Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.

Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs

Strathmore
Fri. Jun 7
The Men and Women of the Gospel and the Children of the Gospel—take the stage together in an evening of inspiration and jubilation.

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Jun. 11 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri.

Iyanla Vanzant

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 26
Iyanla Vanzant brings her Acts of Faith Remix Tour to Strathmore.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

El Gran Festival Música Cubana

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 29
Strathmore welcomes former members of Buena Vista Social Club along with an all-star lineup of Cuba’s most celebrated artists.

Youssou NDOUR

Strathmore
Wed. May 29
Youssou NDOUR, Senegalese Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and activist, makes his eagerly anticipated Strathmore debut.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 4 – Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

Spotlights

DuPont Brass

THEARC
Fri. May 31

Cissa Paz with JP Silva

Franklin Square
Thu. Jun 6

Davina & The Vagabonds

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Jun 7

The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

Carlos Henriquez Nonet

Sixth & I
Sat. Jun 1

WNO: Tosca

The Kennedy Center
May. 22 – 25

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 9 – Aug. 4

Politics & Art: District Vox

John Wilson Building
Thu. Jun 13
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